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Sup 3.0

The first creep-free way to see nearby friends

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James Campbell@jcampbell_05 · Founder, Bottr.co
Hey guys I'm one of the iOS Engineers for Sup :) If you find any bugs, have feedback or ideas then don't hesitate to post a comment here.
Philip Kuklis@philipkuklis · Co-Founder, Hubble
@jcampbell_05 Love the idea and design! What I'm interested in is how high the battery drain is that comes with the permanent localization?
James Campbell@jcampbell_05 · Founder, Bottr.co
@philipkuklis We use the background location updates in iOS. This technology consumes a low amount of power as our app doesn't need to monitor your location constantly. iOS detects when you've moved a significant distance (via cell towers) and lets the app know. Our current measurements show us using as little as 2% battery (The same as your lock screen or apple mail).
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Rich Pleeth
Maker
@richpleeth · Founder, Curious
Super excited that we've been hunted! We'll be commenting throughout the day, any questions just let us know :) Would love all your feedback so we can make Sup even better.
Rich Pleeth
Maker
@richpleeth · Founder, Curious
You can read a little more about Sup on a medium post here: https://medium.com/@supmenow/the... and also about our culture https://medium.com/sup-engineeri...
Hunter Gray@huntergray · Founder, Klutch
@richpleeth @supmenow Sorry but how's this different from "Nearby Friends" in the Facebook app? And what exactly does "Sup" do that makes it "creep-free"? Thank you
Rich Pleeth
Maker
@richpleeth · Founder, Curious
@huntergray @supmenow Hi there, you can't see a friends exact location on a map just if they are in your area which can be up to 25minutes away or as little as within 5minutes. It's not directional so you can't actually track friends. We also have a hide button, so you can just tap and take yourself off the radar.
Paul Kemp@paul_s_kemp · The App Guy Podcast
I'm loving this app. @richpleeth recently spoke about it on my podcast. Straight after my chat, I introduced two entrepreneurs from UK and US who only missed each other by 24 hours (despite being 1/2 mile apart visiting Boston a day earlier). This app will help people physically connect more often.
Rich Pleeth
Maker
@richpleeth · Founder, Curious
@paul_s_kemp Thanks Paul, really appreciate it. Hopefully the new app will make it much easier for people to miss out less.
Dimo Trifonov@denull · Founder of @feeld
I've seen your stickers around shoreditch :D
James Campbell
Maker
@jcampbell_05 · Founder, Bottr.co
@denull Great :) let us know any feedback you have and come say hello sometime! :)
Danny Lowney
Maker
@dannylowney · Growth ⛏@ Sup
@denull This makes the pain of freezing cold hands so worth it! Thanks Dimo
Rich Pleeth
Maker
@richpleeth · Founder, Curious
@denull Amazing :)
Pierre-Marie Galite@tsunaze · entrepreneur, mobile developer/advisor
With a name like this, I would've thought you would ping your friends with a "Sup". Love the app
Danny Lowney
Maker
@dannylowney · Growth ⛏@ Sup
@tsunaze Hey Pierre-Marie! Funny you should say that... that's exactly what we have. Thanks so much - really appreciate your support.
Rich Pleeth
Maker
@richpleeth · Founder, Curious
@tsunaze You can indeed! Thanks so much. Any feedback let us know!
Pierre-Marie Galite@tsunaze · entrepreneur, mobile developer/advisor
@dannylowney I couldn't test it yet. I'm on Android, that's why :D!
Danny Lowney
Maker
@dannylowney · Growth ⛏@ Sup
@tsunaze just your great instinct hah. Thanks!
Gabriel Whaley@gabriel_whaley · MSCHF.xyz
As one of those strange awkward folks who like people but also like space - I very much appreciate the "invisible" feature. Also, measuring distance in time, A+. It's been a pleasure watching this product evolve over the past few months. If anyone's in ny, toss me a sup and let's hang out!
Danny Lowney
Maker
@dannylowney · Growth ⛏@ Sup
@gabriel_whaley Awesome, Gabriel - thanks so much! Hide Me can turn it in to a pretty interesting 'avoid my friends' too. P.S. 'to toss a sup'... I like that.
Alex Barton
Maker
@alexmbarton · CTO
@gabriel_whaley Stoked that you like distance in time! We're very happy with it. Still a long way to go so keep watching ;)